The Death Ship (1959 film)

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The Death Ship
Directed by Georg Tressler
Based on The Death Ship 
by B. Traven
Starring Horst Buccholz
Mario Adorf
Helmut Schmid
Elke Sommer
Distributed by UFA-Filmverleih GmbH
Release dates
  • 1 October 1959 (1959-10-01)
Running time 97 minutes
Country West Germany
Language German

The Death Ship (German: Das Totenschiff) is a 1959 West German adventure film directed by Georg Tressler and starring Horst Buchholz, Mario Adorf, Helmut Schmid and Elke Sommer. It was based on the book by B. Traven, author of The Treasure of Sierra Madre, and was filmed in Mexico.[1] A group of outcast men drift around the world, never settling down or being accepted. They enjoy various adventures around the globe.[2]